Getting to Moomba

Moomba Festival takes place at Alexandra Gardens and Birrarung Marr and is best accessed via public transport (visit the PTV website). If using public transport, take note that the public holiday timetable applies on Monday 11 March. Travelling by car? Refer to the road closures table below.

Opening hours

The Moomba Festival site is open Friday 5pm to 11pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am to 11pm, and Monday 11am to 10pm.

Pets

Our festival site will be packed full of people all weekend, so please leave your pets at home. Assistive animals are permitted.

Be sun smart

Temperatures can rise on the Moomba site, so make sure you remember to be sun smart. We have sunscreen and water available for your convenience.

Keep it clean

Just one piece of rubbish can have an impact on our environment. Please dispose of your rubbish thoughtfully and look for recycling bins for your bottles and recyclables.

Alcohol and smoking

Moomba Festival is an alcohol-free event. Penalties apply. Patrons are asked to keep all entertainment and food areas smoke free.

Accessibility info

The Moomba Festival site and facilities are accessible via wheelchair. Accessible viewing areas are available for the following activities;

  • Water Sports (Boathouse Drive, opposite Palm Lawn)
  • Birdman Rally (Boathouse Drive, opposite the Birdman Rally platform)
  • Moomba Parade (Linlithgow Avenue, near the parade finish line)

The Moomba Festival site and facilities are accessible via wheelchair. Mobility equipment hire services are available through Travellers Aid.

Road Closures

Tues 5 - Mon 11 March

Boathouse Drive
Closed West of Alexandra Ave (both directions)
12.01am Tuesday to 11.59pm Monday

Sat 9 - Sun 10 March

Bromby Street
Closed from Domain Street
7am – 6pm Saturday and Sunday

Sat 9 - Mon 11 March

St Kilda Road (Princess Bridge)
Closed to vehicles in both directions between Flinders Street and Linlithgow Avenue
9 – 11pm Saturday to Monday 

Mon 11 March

St Kilda Road Service Lane (South Bound)
Closed between start of Service Lane adjacent to City Road overpass and Park Street
12.01am – 4pm

Linlithgow Avenue
Closed between Alexandra Avenue and St Kilda Road
12.01am – 4pm

Government House Drive
Closed between Linlithgow Avenue and St Kilda Road
12.01am – 4pm

Anzac Avenue
Closed between Domain Street and St Kilda Road
12.01am – 4pm

Birdwood Avenue
Closed at Domain Road
12.01am – 4pm

Dallas Brookes Drive
Closed at Domain Road
12.01am – 4pm

Domain Road
Between Dallas Brooks Drive and Birdwood Avenue
7am – 12pm

Tow away zones listing

Sun 10 - Mon 11 March

Anzac Ave, between St Kilda Rd & Birdwood Ave (south side)
3pm Sunday – 5pm Monday

Birdwood Ave, between Dallas Brooks Drv & Anzac Ave (both sides)
3pm Sunday – 5pm Monday

Birdwood Ave, between Dallas Brooks Drv & Domain Rd (both sides)
3pm Sunday – 5pm Monday

Dallas Brooks Drv, between Domain Rd & Birdwood Ave (east side)
3pm Sunday – 5pm Monday

Govern House Drv, between St Kilda Rd & Birdwood Ave (north side)
3pm Sunday – 5pm Monday

Linlithgow Ave, between St Kilda Rd & Alexandra Ave (both sides)
3pm Sunday – 5pm Monday

Linlithgow Ave, between St Kilda Rd & Gov House Drv (both sides)
3pm Sunday – 5pm Monday

St Kilda Rd, between Anzac Ave and Coventry St (east side)
3pm Sunday – 5pm Monday
 
St Kilda Rd, between Grant St & Wadey St (east side)
3pm Sunday – 5pm Monday

St Kilda Rd, between Southbank Bvd & Grant St (east side)
3pm Sunday – 5pm Monday